Karim Benzema Footballer Career & Stats

Karim Benzema Footballer Career & Stats

Born: December 19, 1987, Lyon, France

Nationality: French

Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)

Salary: 5 million EUR (2012)

Height: 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)

Current teams: 

  • Real Madrid C.F. (#9 / Forward)
  •  France national football team (#10 / Forward)

Songs: Fais-moi la passe

Club information
Current team Real Madrid
Number 9
Youth career
1996–2005 Lyon
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Lyon B 20 (15)
2004–2009 Lyon 112 (43)
2009– Real Madrid 159 (72)
National team
2004 France U17 4 (1)
2004–2005 France U18 17 (14)
2005–2006 France U19 9 (5)
2006–2007 France U21 5 (0)
2007– France 68 (24)

Career Statistics

Club

Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lyon B 2004–05 11 10         11 10
2005–06 9 5         9 5
Total 20 15         20 15
Lyon 2004–05 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2005–06 13 1 2 2 1 1 16 4
2006–07 21 5 3 1 3 2 27 9
2007–08 36 20 9 7 7 4 52 31
2008–09 36 17 3 1 8 5 47 23
Total 112 43 17 11 19 12 148 66
Real Madrid 2009–10 27 8 1 0 5 1 33 9
2010–11 33 15 7 5 8 6 48 26
2011–12 34 21 7 4 11 7 52 32
2012–13 30 11 10 4 10 5 50 20
2013–14 35 17 6 2 11 5 52 24
Total 159 72 31 15 45 24 235 111
Career total 291 130 48 26 64 36 403 192

International

National Team Year Apps Goals
France 2007 8 3
2008 11 2
2009 8 3
2010 5 3
2011 10 2
2012 12 2
2013 10 3
2014 4 6
Total 68 24

International Goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 March 2007 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France Austria 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2. 13 October 2007 Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 0–3 0–6 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
3. 0–5
4. 20 August 2008 Ullevi, Göteborg, Sweden Sweden 1–1 2–3 Friendly
5. 15 October 2008 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France Tunisia 3–1 3–1
6. 5 June 2009 Stade Gerland, Lyon, France Turkey 1–0 1–0
7. 10 October 2009 Stade du Roudourou, Guingamp, France Faroe Islands 5–0 5–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
8. 14 October 2009 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France Austria 1–0 3–1
9. 7 September 2010 Asim Ferhatović Hase, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 0–1 0–2 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
10. 12 October 2010 Stade Saint-Symphorien, Metz, France Luxembourg 1–0 2–0
11. 17 November 2010 Wembley Stadium, London, England England 0–1 1–2 Friendly
12. 9 February 2011 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France Brazil 1–0 1–0
13. 2 September 2011 Qemal Stafa, Tirana, Albania Albania 0–1 1–2 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
14. 5 June 2012 MMArena, Le Mans, France Estonia 2–0 4–0 Friendly
15. 3–0
16. 11 October 2013 Parc des Princes, Paris, France Australia 6–0 6–0
17. 15 October 2013 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France Finland 3–0 3–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
18. 19 November 2013 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France Ukraine 2–0 3–0
19. 5 March 2014 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France Netherlands 1–0 2–0 Friendly
20. 8 June 2014 Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France Jamaica 3–0 8–0
21. 5–0
22. 15 June 2014 Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil Honduras 1–0 3–0 2014 FIFA World Cup
23. 3–0
24. 20 June 2014 Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil Switzerland 4–0 5–2